Kültepe,where documents dating back to 6000 years have been unearthed, is 24 km away from the center of Kayseri.In Kültepe Ören, where the ruins of the first city was founded by the Hittites in Anatolia, and which is surrounde... Show More

The Castle of Kayseri

 Kayseri Castle and Walls, which were built in the Roman period in the 3rd century and collapsed in the Byzantine period in the 6th century, was rebuilt in to what it is now in the time of Seljuk Sultan Alaeddin Keykubat I. Karamanoğulları an... Show More


The “Kayseri Grand Bazaar”, one of the oldest bazaars in Turkey, is located within the castle fortifications, and it is known that it began to form from the middle of the XV. Century when Kayseri passed to Osmanlı dominance.

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Nearly 50 mansions were restored in “Kayseri Mahallesi”, which is located in Tavukçu neighborhood, which is located within the Culture Road project of Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality.

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Wife of I. Alâeddin Keykubad and the mother of Gıyaseddin Keyhüsrev II, it was built by Mahperi Huand (Hunad, Hunat, Hunt, Handi, Honat) *to the city center. The Hunad complex, one of the most important of the complexes left from the Se... Show More


Ulu Mosque, Sultan Mosque Kayseri, which has been the scene of many historical events since the ages, is also important in terms of ancient artifacts. Western travelers who came to the city in the XIX. Century, gave information about the ancient a... Show More


Merzifonlu Kara Mustafa Pasha, one of the most famous Grand Viziers of the Ottoman Empire, has accomplished the power he has acquired in bureaucracy and the foundation works he has built many times in the Ottoman lands. Upon his execution (Decembe... Show More


Celâleddin Karatay was included in the ruling class during the Seljuk period of Turkey and established foundations in various fields with the approval of the Sultan in order to carry out many public services in the society. Karatay Caravanse... Show More


Located in the village of Sultanhan, Tuzhisar district of Bunyan province, is located on Kayseri–Sivas caravan road. The Sultan Inn was built by Alaeddin Keykubad in 1232–1236. The caravanserai consists of a lid with open courtyard and... Show More


Sahabiye Madrasah, one of the important associations of Anatolian Seljuk stone art, was built in 1267 by Ata Fahreddin Ali, the Seljuk Vizier. Despite being known as the Sahabiye Madrasah, the real name is the Ata Madrasah.

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Yaman Dede (1887–1962) Yaman Dede, whose name was given to the mosque, was born in Talas in 1887 and is a child of a Christian family of Karaman Turks. Known as “Yaman Dede, Yanar Dede, Yamandi Molla, Molla Bey” nicknames, the re... Show More


Although the watch was developed in the East, the tradition of making a tower clock appeared in the West and was first applied to churches and palace towers. The earliest examples of these structures, which have been seen since the beginning of th... Show More


This tomb is located to the east of the Seyyid Burhaneddin Cemetery in Gültepe neighborhood. Seyyid Burhaneddin died in Kayseri in 1244 and there was no tomb on the grave. He asked for more visit places and consequently to make eye–catc... Show More

Talas Underground City

  An underground city and cistern belonging to Byzantine period were found in Talas. 1300-year-old underground city from the Byzantine period ... Translation from a French source contains the following i... Show More


Hacı Ahmet Pasha Mosque, Mimar Sinan Mosque Ahmed Pasha, also known as the “Falconer”, comes from the Kastamonu, which bases his descendant on Khalid bin Valid. He was educated in the court of Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent and l... Show More

Gupgupoglu Mansion

  This mansion, which was started to be built in 1419, has taken its present form in the 18th century with the additions made. The museum exhibits artifacts from the Seljuk and Ottoman periods. In addition... Show More

Talas Ali Saip Pasha Street

  According to available sources, the establishment of today's Talas dates back to the 11th century.However, as it can be clearly seen on the paintings, figures and writings in the caves which situate in t... Show More


It is located on Talas Street, west of Seyyid Burhaneddin Cemetery. The date of construction is not mentioned in the monument. Shah Cihan Hatun Tomb is also known as “Döner Tomb it “. The reason why it is called the revolving tomb... Show More